Employment and Student Debt Statistics

(The mean debt is calculated only from students with educational debt)
Employment and student debt statistics
DVM Class Class Size % of students employed within 1 month after graduation* % of students not seeking employment* Purdue Mean Starting Salary for Private Practice** National Mean Starting Salary for Private Practice** Purdue Mean Total Educational Debt** National Mean Total Educational Debt**
2020 81 95% 5% $94,053 $92,796 $145,336 $204,675
2019 84 93% 7% $88,909 $86,245 $163,897 $199,148
2018 80 93% 7% $87,567 $83,098 $168,898 $199,643
2017 82 93% 7% $82,723 $77,546 $158,860 $181,096
2016 84 95% 5% $74,850 $74,688 $172, 062 $168,362

*Data from Purdue Veterinary Medicine internal graduate survey.
**Data from the AVMA Senior Survey.

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